Robbery of a First National Bank of Newtown Branch
The FBI and the Upper Makefield Township Police Department (Bucks County, Pennsylvania) are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the robbery of the First National Bank of Newtown located at 1121 General Washington Memorial Boulevard, Upper Makefield, Pennsylvania on December 1.
At approximately 5:45 p.m., the robber entered the branch right before closing time and verbally demanded cash. After receiving an unidentified amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot in an unknown direction. No vehicle was observed by witnesses, and no weapon was displayed during the robbery. There were no physical injuries to any employees during the robbery.
The subject is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s, 5’5” tall, and wearing blue workout pants, a blue/gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up, sunglasses, a dark scarf covering the lower part of his face, and dark gloves. The subject did lift his sunglasses up during the robbery.
Two pictures from the bank’s security cameras follow.
Anyone with information is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Upper Makefield Police Department at 215-968-3020. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
The robbery is being investigated jointly by the FBI, Philadelphia Division, Fort Washington Resident Agency, and the Upper Makefield Township Police Department.
This subject is considered armed and dangerous.